Journal

May 19, 2015

Event: Tokyo, California Recap

Event: Tokyo, California Recap

On May 8th, we celebrated the launch of the CO-ETHICAL partnership with our Japan retail partner FREAK’S STORE and store founder Ken Kajima with an open house event held at the Apolis: Common Gallery.

May 17, 2015

Film: Berkeley Reception, Apolis: Nomad Market

Film: Berkeley Reception, Apolis: Nomad Market

Apolis: Nomad Market is a traveling installation featuring Apolis’ collection, stories & films. The goal of our Nomad Market is to bring the inspiring talents & stories of our global artisans to a local marketplace.

May 14, 2015

Film: Publishing and Community, Apolis: Common Gallery

Film: Publishing and Community, Apolis: Common Gallery

Since we opened the doors of Apolis: Common Gallery, our first regionally-branded Apolis retail space in November 2011, we’ve hosted regular Global Citizen gatherings and recently we started our speaking series.

May 12, 2015

Field-Test: Mojave Desert, California

Field-Test: Mojave Desert, California

Although our outlook and mission is global, we take immense pride in working closely with our local community, including the various manufacturers we rely on to handcraft the products we’re so committed to bringing to market.

May 7, 2015

Product: Apolis Spring 2015 Collection Lookbook

Product: Apolis Spring 2015 Collection Lookbook

Our garment design and textile development takes us across the globe and has allowed us to partner with new manufacturers seasonally who are committed to excellence with their craftsmanship that has always been a deep consideration for us.

May 3, 2015

Collaboration: FREAK'S STORE, Tokyo, Japan

Collaboration: FREAK'S STORE, Tokyo, Japan

Each day we work to ensure that our mission of “advocacy through industry” shapes each decision that we make at Apolis. We are humbled when we are so clearly reminded of why we do the work that we do.

April 28, 2015

Travel: New York, TIME 100 Event

Travel: New York, TIME 100 Event

Headed out on a last minute flight to New York, April 20-22, to preview our Autumn 2015 collection and attend the TIME 100 Gala thanks to our partnership with Chivas Regal.

April 26, 2015

Travel: Japan

Travel: Japan

Before starting full-time with Apolis, I traveled through Japan from March 24 through April 3 of 2015, meeting new friends and field-testing my favorite Apolis travel items.

April 4, 2015

Event: Publishing & Community Recap

Event: Publishing & Community Recap

This was our seventh live conversation on how publishing uniquely impacts community. The event was moderated by City of LA Fuse Corps Executive Fellow, Mark Anthony Thomas. The two panelist were the co-founder of GOOD, Casey Caplowe, & award-winning graphic designer, Nicole Jacek.

March 29, 2015

Retail: Open in Berkeley, Apolis: Nomad Market

Retail: Open in Berkeley, Apolis: Nomad Market

We shared our ninth Nomad Market gathering with over 50 guests for a private evening with drinks and a live conversation moderated by Welcome Stranger’s manager, Luis Cancel. 

March 15, 2015

Field-Test: Yosemite Valley

Field-Test: Yosemite Valley

It’s a true team effort from start to finish, from design to production to shipping, and everyone on our small team plays an integral role. 

March 10, 2015

Community: Apolis Office Outing

Community: Apolis Office Outing

On March 9th, twelve Apolis team members caravanned to Patagonia's headquarters in the California beach town of Ventura for a breakfast hosted by BCorporation.

February 26, 2015

Community: Los Angeles' Arts District, Local Tips

Community: Los Angeles' Arts District, Local Tips

Late 2014 we were asked to contribute to DETAILS magazine's local tips series. 

February 17, 2015

Event: Valentine's Flower Shop Annual Reflection

Event: Valentine's Flower Shop Annual Reflection

On February 13-14th, we were proud to host our second Valentine's Day Flower Shop at Apolis: Common Gallery, located in the Arts District of downtown Los Angeles.

February 10, 2015

Film: Music and Community Part II, Apolis: Common Gallery

Film: Music and Community Part II, Apolis: Common Gallery

Since we opened the doors of Apolis: Common Gallery, our first regionally-branded Apolis retail space in November 2011, we’ve hosted regular Global Citizen gatherings and recently we started our speaking series.